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Guided Cave Tour

The standard guided cave tour is the Owenbrean River -Walking Cave Tour

Explore this underworld labyrinth as you trace the journey of the Owenbrean River and discover its energy as the waters gurgle and splash venturing deeper into the black abyss. Enlighten your senses as you smell, hear and feel this active living cave around you!  This exciting tour follows the Yorkshire Ramblers exploratory route of 1935 past hidden tunnels, still pools, delicate formations and stunning reflections.

Duration: 60-75 minutes *
: Average fitness
154 on entry/exit of show cave 
1.5 km Walking Tour (mixture of concrete path, boardwalk and stepped sections)

*Underground water levels permitting on the day of your visit, your ticket will be automatically upgraded complementary to the Martel Tour. Your upgrade includes a short subterranean boat trip this tour is 75-minutes in duration.

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  • Booking Information

    Marble Arch Caves guided cave tours are scheduled throughout the day.  All cave tours are guided and you can guarantee your entry with a time slot. Guided Cave Tours begin at the Visitor Centre and you are required to register your arrival 30 minutes prior to your cave tour start time.

    Guided Cave Tour tickets can be purchased online through the booking system. We advise you to book your guided cave tour tickets in advance to avoid disappointment during peak periods when we could be fully booked. 

  • What To Wear

    Normal clothing is adequate for the cave tour with an additional fleece or coat.  Appropriate sturdy footwear with good grip and ankle support should be worn (runners or walking boots). The cave temperature in the show cave is approximately 10 degrees all year round.

  • Going Underground

    The Marble Arch Caves are one of the most active river cave system in Ireland and the UK, the cave is formed from three rivers draining off the Northern slopes of Cuilcagh Mountain. The cave system is 7.1miles/11km long with over 1mile/1.5km developed into a show cave. Carefully constructed paths enables you to comfortably traverse the Marble Arch Caves whilst discrete lighting displays the cave features and delicate cave formations to their best.

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Duration: 60 minutes *
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Ability Level: Average fitness
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